KATHMANDU, May 6: Samajwadi Party-Nepal, a merger of two parties – Naya Shakti Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) will champion socialism and directly elected head.
The party will also advocate for a proportional election system. In addition, the party will also raise more issues on the basis of identity and pressurize the government to amend the constitution. The two parties, led by Baburam Bhattarai and Deputy Prime Minister, Upendra Yadav signed an agreement today at Nepal Academy, Kamaladi.
The party will have two chairpersons, Bhattarai and Yadav. “Both the parties are now dissolved. We will register the new party at the Election Commission soon,” Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav, leader of the newly formed Samajwadi party said. Bhattarai will chair the federal council while Yadav will lead the central committee.